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22 Jun 2017

Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) Issue 13 out now

Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) Issue 13 out now
Journal for Artistic Research (JAR)



Journal for Artistic Research
c/o Society for Artistic Research
Oranje Nassaulaan 1, Amsterdam, PO Box 53028
1007 RA Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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JAR13 is here

Journal for Artistic Research (JAR)

The online, peer-reviewed journal for the publication and discussion of artistic research.

JAR is open-access, free to read, and to contribute.

We are very proud to announce our new website and thirteenth issue with the following contributions:

Rob van Leijsen - 'Copy, Tweak, Paste. Methods of appropriation in re-enacted artists' books'
Tim Ridlen - 'If film is a language, can birds make movies? An essay and two heretical descriptive systems'
Budhaditya Chattopadhyay - 'Talking field: listening to the troubled site'
Daša Spasojevic and Ana Souto Galvan - 'Creative Practices and Public Engagement'
Kit Hammonds - 'This exhibition is an island'

Keywords include:
curating, science fiction, linguistics, ethnology, Anthropocene, site-specificity, co-creation, public space, artists' books, facsimile

Michael Schwab's editorial for JAR 13 approaches the question of how to begin to create a submission in order to articulate JAR's notion of 'expositionality', a crucial but elusive submission requirement of the journal. Explaining the need for each submission to strive to be an example of artistic research, Schwab writes: 'At its inception JAR coined the term 'exposition' to indicate that a new and dynamic relationship between form and content needs to be available in which each individual practice can take hold to 'expose itself as research'… this is the ideal. A more modest consideration will instantly accept that becoming an example is not only a liberation but also a burden insofar as it carries a responsibility towards all other cases of which it is to be an example. Hence, within JAR, the general also matters.'

Take a look at JAR 13 and read the full editorial here.

The Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) is an international, online, Open Access and peer-reviewed journal that disseminates artistic research from all disciplines. JAR invites the ever-increasing number of artistic researchers to develop what for the sciences and humanities are standard academic publication procedures. It serves as a meeting point of diverse practices and methodologies in a field that has become a worldwide movement with many local activities.

JAR provides a digital platform where multiple methods, media and articulations can function together to generate insights in artistic research endeavours. It seeks to promote 'expositions' of practice as research. In JAR artistic research is viewed as an evolving field where research and art are positioned as mutually influential. Recognising that the field is ever developing and expanding, JAR remains open to continued re-evaluation of its publishing criteria.

If you are considering submitting something to the journal be sure to look at our guidelines.

JAR works with an international editorial board and a large panel of peer-reviewers.

Editor in Chief: Michael Schwab

Editorial Board: Annette Arlander, Sher Doruff, Barnaby Drabble, Mika Elo, Leonella Grasso Caprioli, Yara Guasque, Julian Klein and Mareli Stolp.

JAR is published by the Society for Artistic Research (SAR), an independent, non-profit association. You can support JAR by becoming an individual or institutional member of SAR. For updates on our activities, join our mailing list.